speak for


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I speak for those whose land is being laid waste, whose homes are being destroyed, whose culture is being subverted.
The semiotic operation of the canon was supposed to control the understanding of the included texts, to establish an authorized and complete intertextual network that would enable the Bible (in the right hands) to speak for itself.
Yet, I speak for the church publicly every time I make the sign of the cross, display the ashes on my forehead on Ash Wednesday, or wear a crucifix.
And yet, notice that this unnamed mulatto does not speak for herself; it is another (white) woman who feels compelled to describe this black woman's bodily pain.
All efforts at grasping for the right word or phrase are removed as I allow the Holy Spirit to speak for me.